our markets, especially around midday. >> and the chinese market was closed and they had a very important manufacturing components higher than expected. earnings are coming in well. the soft landing in china is still fairly in tact. europe is definitely the wild card right now. >> and you wait for the ism services numbers. >> that's right. >> that's the next leg. >> right. and that's 70% of the economy. if that number comes in stronger, and we're still expecting somewhere around 55, still expecting growth, that comes in notably stronger than expected. >> i want to highlight once again, apple appears to be mortal after all, huh? >> nine out of the last ten days are strong. volume has dropped off significantly since the earnings report. bob pisani, we'll see you later. >> is there more to come? on the floor of the new york stock exchange, gentlemen, good to see you. alan, what are you keeping your eye on?